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Hawaii Electric Company Backs Of Grid Tied Solar Installation Requirements

The larges utility producer in Hawaii recently announced it was relaxing one of the requirements for home solar grid tied installations for its customers. As of Oct. 1, residential and some commercial customers on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island with new grid tied solar systems of up to 10 kilowatts will not be required […] Read more

Iowa is Quickly Becoming the New Solar Panel and Wind State

Iowa is a surprising comer for solar installations. A state senator wants Iowa to spend $3.1 million to fund an infusion of solar panel energy capability at the University of Iowa.  The proposal could save the university about $100,000 annually in energy costs, create short-term jobs, reduce carbon emissions and be a step forward for […] Read more

Off-Grid Living; Appliances and Energy Conservation

If does not make much sense to spend money on an off-grid system without first looking at energy efficient appliances. The use of efficient appliances and lighting, as well as non-electric alternatives, can pay large dividends after designing your off-grid system and its time to plop down the money. Living off the grid using low […] Read more

Talesun Ships 32MW of Solar Panels to Alethea Cleantech Advisors in New Jersey

New Jersey solar project developer to use top-quality and competitively priced solar panels from Talesun Solar for a utility-scale project. Talesun Solar USA a globally positioned, premium producer of solar panels, recently announced that it has signed a contract to supply solar panels to New Jersey-based solar developer Alethea Cleantech Advisors LLC. Under the terms […] Read more

1350 Watt Emergency Backup Solar Kit

Here is a compact 1350 watt solar kit that is the perfect size for quick dependable home emergency back-up power. Don’t let another utility blackout leave you in the dark. This is a fabulous small solar backup kit is completely plug-n-play with a 90 watt solar panel ready to power a wide variety of electronics. […] Read more

Solar Kits for RV Camping, The Smart Way to Rough It.

RV camping with solar to recharge batteries and make off-grid life on-the-go even better. The main reason for the rise in popularity among RV owners is with an RV solar kit, you can turn off that noisy generator. Rather than wade through the crowds in RV parks because you need electrical hookup’s, solar RV kits […] Read more

Home Emergency Backup Power is 4400 Watt Of Peace of Mind

This is the kind of home emergency backup power us solar folks can really get-on-board with. Check out this powerful 4400 watt AC battery backup system enclosed in an outdoor rated cabinet. This plug-n-play system is the ultimate in home emergency power. This emergency battery backup system starts with a pure sine wave AC inverter. […] Read more

As Solar Installers Search to Lower Costs, Adhesives are Emerging as One Alternative.

Solar installers and the renewable energy industry have technically met the challenge of grid parity in many geographical locations and yet there is still hesitancy in the uptake of this renewable resource. Despite the advances solar technology the manufacturing process can often be expensive enough to make the margin of return and profit too much […] Read more

Solar Not Only Powers Homes, It Also Spurs Saleability

Solar energy is scalable and versatile, but did you know it can also improves the marketability of your home? When a potential home buyer is calculating the potential mortgage payment as a percent of their income, there is increased monthly household cash flow available if the house is equipped with solar. Utility bills can account […] Read more

Pushing Solar, Living Our Dream Off-grid With Our Own Electricity

Karen Erickson and her husband Ryan dreamed of living away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. With an extraordinary commitment to solar power and energy-efficient lifestyle, the couple is now living their dream lives, off-grid free from the noise of the city. Living off-grid in this 900 square foot cabin was made […] Read more

Solar Powering Thousands of Homes, Unprecedented Time for Photovoltaic

California Edison is building a large solar plant at the North end of the central valley. With a footprint of nearly 1,000 acres it is not the largest solar installation being installed in California, but its a biggie! The plant is a godsend for SCE because it drives it closer to that magic goal of […] Read more

2021 Residential Solar Market on the Rise Let’s Not Pump and Dump This Time

Residential solar installers are pounding out home and commercial solar installations across America, but let’s not forget what happened in the 80’s. Just 25 years ago the solar industry was dumped and all the government money pumped into the industry was lost when the government abruptly cut and ran. A lesson from history would suggest […] Read more

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